James Alexander Kelley, Sr.



James Alexander Kelley, Sr., age 71 of Laurinburg passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

James was born May 7, 1947 in Meriden, Connecticut, a son of the late Nicholas Joseph Kelley and Ceilia Kondraski Kelley. He was a Veteran who proudly served in the United States Coast Guard. He worked for twenty-two years in the steel industry and for several years as a truck driver with Schneider Trucking Company. James enjoyed music and playing internet games. His favorite times were those spent with his family.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Kelley Norton.

He leaves behind his wife, Hazel C. Kelley of the home; son, James A. Kelley, Jr. of Laurinburg; Meredith Kelly of Rutland, VT; brother, Phillip Kelley of Newport; sister, Katherine Vilbrin of Kensington, CT; grandchild, Christopher James “Chris” Norton and a host of family and friends.

A celebration of life memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service.